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Forum: Moab 03-17-2017, 03:00 PM
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Posted By shimniok
Moab - Mar 30 - Apr 2

I'm heading out to Moab Mar 30 heading back Apr 2 (no foolin). Anyone here that isn't on FSJnetwork interested in going?
Forum: Ouray FSJ Invasion 02-17-2017, 12:33 AM
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Views: 4,361
Posted By shimniok
2017 Ouray FSJ Invasion

The dates are set for the 2017 Invasion: July 19-21, 2017.

Dave at the KOA has set aside our usual spots but he'll have to let them go soon so call quick. When you call, tell Dave you are with the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2017, 04:30 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,355
Posted By shimniok
Yeah I hate the vacuum method for the same...

Yeah I hate the vacuum method for the same reasons as above.

Not that I love bleeding brakes but the best method I've found is the old-fashioned 2-man way of doing it. Second best is using the...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 9,683
Posted By shimniok
+1 above... To elaborate... Make sure your pan...

+1 above...

To elaborate...

Make sure your pan holes aren't bent inwards. If they are, you can flatten them by placing them on a flat surface -- like a vise anvil -- gasket side down, and gently...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2017, 04:04 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,048
Posted By shimniok
The 2150 is just fine, agreed. I also tried the...

The 2150 is just fine, agreed. I also tried the Edelbrock (and near identical AFB) and Qjet.

The biggest downside to the 2150 is that accursed power valve that doesn't seem to last long. It's the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2017, 03:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 934
Posted By shimniok
Ok, that's most likely a clogged fuel filter...

Ok, that's most likely a clogged fuel filter (BTDT), some issue with the fuel pump such as clogged filter (BTDT), electrical issue (BTDT), or possibly vapor lock (BTDT) if it only happens when hot...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 01-22-2017, 03:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 848
Posted By shimniok
That's who I got my rear shoulder belts from so...

That's who I got my rear shoulder belts from so my kid could ride in the booster seat in back. It sounded like they do good testing. And the quality looked good to me. So, +1 for seatbeltplanet.com
Forum: General FSJ Tech 01-22-2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,197
Posted By shimniok
Also... assuming your hearing is as good or...

Also... assuming your hearing is as good or better than mine (which isn't saying much lol) you'll be able to hear when it goes into 4wd... the "psssst" vacuum sound happens only if it engages 4hi. (I...
Forum: Introduce Yourself. 09-20-2015, 11:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 811
Posted By shimniok
sweet! welcome! I'd love to see some pics!

sweet! welcome! I'd love to see some pics!
Forum: Events 09-20-2015, 11:54 PM
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Views: 503
Posted By shimniok
Colorado: Sept 26, Boreas Pass trail run

Time for leaf peeping for the CFSJA!

Boreas Pass, Sat Sept. 26, at 10:00am, at the Bailey Conoco, 60597 US-285, Bailey, CO 80421.

Trail Info: http://www.traildamage.com/trails/index.php?id=74

Let...
Forum: FSJ-PRIS 09-20-2015, 11:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,389
Posted By shimniok
congrats on the engine install. That is a nice...

congrats on the engine install. That is a nice looking 4-door Cherk. As mentioned, you don't see a whole bunch of those, particularly early 80's. We had a guy in our colo club with one real similar...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 09-19-2015, 01:14 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By shimniok
Best A727 reverse servo piston?

The reverse servo piston broke in my A727. It had an OEM cast unit. I'd like to upgrade to avoid this in the future.

Any recommendations on better replacements?

Sonnax makes a billet piston with...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-13-2015, 08:46 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,798
Posted By shimniok
I did relays and (square) Hella H4 e-code lenses...

I did relays and (square) Hella H4 e-code lenses and H4 bulbs. I felt it brought the lights up to modern non-HID spec. I've been a fan of the e-code pattern with its sharp vertical cutoff to prevent...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 09-02-2015, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,297
Posted By shimniok
x2, just did that myself. Maybe this would be...

x2, just did that myself.

Maybe this would be better...

http://holykaw.alltop.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/13297412-media_httpwwwlikecool_Jjjkn.jpg
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2015, 09:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 544
Posted By shimniok
On the 80's rigs, the switch is a dual position,...

On the 80's rigs, the switch is a dual position, dual throw, which sends 12V to one wire and grounds the other. When in the off position, both are grounded. (there should also be a wire connected to...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 08-30-2015, 09:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 626
Posted By shimniok
No pics, but I used a bolt and nylock nuts to...

No pics, but I used a bolt and nylock nuts to secure the kickdown linkage to the bottom part of the throttle linkage. I recall there was a hole at the bottom that was the right distance for the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 08-30-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,115
Posted By shimniok
It's not exactly cheap to rebuild a 360. Mine...

It's not exactly cheap to rebuild a 360. Mine didn't go so well. I'm not sure that it isn't a crapshoot, frankly.

I swapped in a low miles 360, put on TBI. Getting it running was easy. Getting it...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 07-05-2015, 02:50 PM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 252,249
Posted By shimniok
Getting ready for Ouray: front bearing inspection...

Getting ready for Ouray: front bearing inspection turned into front brake job and also bearings on one side. But then rotors were too thin to turn so on went all new rotors, hubs, bearings, brake...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 06-08-2015, 10:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,681
Posted By shimniok
it's been years since I did it and the domain...

it's been years since I did it and the domain holding my original writeup went bye, but ... I *think* I ended up getting eDead. I did the door outer panels and it did help some. Some day I'll do the...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 04-28-2013, 12:14 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 252,249
Posted By shimniok
Fuel table tuning on the TBI ... pretty close....

Fuel table tuning on the TBI ... pretty close. Have to do timing next.
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-22-2013, 08:40 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 6,432
Posted By shimniok
3" Magnaflow is what I have. Reasonably mild...

3" Magnaflow is what I have. Reasonably mild inside (similar to Flowmaster) but mean outside.
Forum: Moab 03-13-2013, 06:03 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,321
Posted By shimniok
Got the contaminated tank out, new one in this...

Got the contaminated tank out, new one in this weekend with the nice weather... still a long road of tuning and emissions passing, so not holding my breath on Moab for this year but Ouray might still...
Forum: General FSJ Discussion 03-05-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 3,495
Views: 252,249
Posted By shimniok
Finally got the old gas tank drained and removed....

Finally got the old gas tank drained and removed. Waiting for check valve grommets from BJ's before installing a different tank and undented skid plate.

I'd kept 5gal gas in a Nato can for ~4 yrs...
Forum: General FSJ Tech 03-03-2013, 11:02 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,461
Posted By shimniok
I had a Rancho 2.5" on an 85 that was on the...

I had a Rancho 2.5" on an 85 that was on the stiff side so set expectations but the folks above are right on re: breakin and tight bolts.
Forum: Moab 03-03-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,321
Posted By shimniok
I'm startin' to get the itch... we'll see......

I'm startin' to get the itch... we'll see... would love to take Violet out there with me. Give mom a break and let little girl see all the wonders of the area.
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